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May 31, 2017
Oakland, CA—May 31, 2017—Playworks was announced as one of the 16 finalists for the 2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award. The Sports Award honors the innovative and... »
Playworks is excited to join forces with CLIF Kid to bring safe and healthy play to more kids across the country
May 25, 2017
CLIF Kid®, maker of organic snacks for active kids, has partnered with Playworks to support kids feeding their adventures nationwide. CLIF Kid is launching a website this June to encourage... »
Adult interactions play a key role in recess outcomes.
May 24, 2017
A new study published in the Health Research Journal examined Playworks’ approach to recess and concluded that “recess plays a critical role in school culture. Recess can impact student–... »
One Playworks TeamUp recess coach shares her story
May 24, 2017
When I was introduced to Playworks last year, I did not know much about it. Our PE teacher Mrs. Allen said, “You will be amazed at how our recess will change . . . and will love it.” It... »
How do you prioritize between pressing and long-term goals? Canyons School District partnered with Playworks to help competing goals work hand-in-hand.
May 10, 2017
When Utah introduced new state PE standards in 2015, Canyons knew they needed to act quickly. At the same time, they didn’t want to lose sight of their highest-priority strategies for... »